Southampton vs Tottenham: Prediction, kick off time, team news, TV, live stream, h2h, latest odds today
Antonio Conte’s side lead fifth-placed Newcastle by just one point after the latter’s win over Nottingham Forest on Friday night and must leave the south coast with a win if they are to remain in control of the top four.
It was also Forest who gave Spurs the perfect platform to secure a much-needed victory last week. So poor for most of the first half, Spurs recovered from a difficult week to breathe new life into their Champions League challenge.
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The Saints, meanwhile, are fighting for their lives at the bottom of the division. Although it’s been a dreadful season, they have at least collected some points against Chelsea and Manchester United lately which should serve as a warning to their visitors.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game…
Date, kick-off time and venue
Southampton vs Tottenham is scheduled to kick off at 3pm GMT today, Saturday 18th March 2023.
St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton will host.
Where to watch Southampton v Tottenham
TV channel and live broadcast: The match will not be broadcast in the UK as it takes place behind a blackout imposed at the time on English football.
Strong points: You can however watch the highlights on Game of the day when it airs at 10:30 p.m. on BBC One This evening.
Live Blog: Follow all the action with standard sportsblog dedicated to matches. Dan Kilpatrick will provide expert on-the-ground analysis.
Southampton vs Tottenham Team News
Saints boss Ruben Selles has confirmed that former Spurs defender Kyle Walker-Peters needs a fitness test after picking up a knock in their loss to Brentford. Ainsley Maitland-Niles is also believed not to be fully fit, meaning James Bree looks most likely to start at right-back.
For Spurs, few changes are expected. Ivan Perisic could replace Ben Davies and Emerson Royal is back in light training, although Conte is unlikely to tinker too much.
Southampton vs Tottenham Prediction
Spurs have to win this. The Saints may tend to improve their game when playing against the biggest teams in the division, but anything other than three points would be a disaster for Conte.
Tottenham won 2-1.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Southampton win: 65
Tottenham win: 86
Latest odds between Southampton and Tottenham
Southampton winner: 18/5
Tottenham win: 4/5
Odds via Betfair and subject to change.